Avocado Strawberry Spinach Salad

This Avocado Strawberry Spinach Salad is a quick and easy lunch recipe that's perfect for hot summer days!

This cool and refreshing Avocado Strawberry Spinach Salad is the perfect salad for a summer lunch!

This Avocado Strawberry Spinach Salad is a quick and easy lunch recipe that's perfect for hot summer days!

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So the weather has officially turned from nice and cool spring weather to the fiery pits of you know what!

I don’t know what happened, but all of a sudden we are experiencing temperatures well above 110 degrees.

This Avocado Strawberry Spinach Salad is a quick and easy lunch recipe that's perfect for hot summer days!

You know what that means?

Salad.

Lots and lots of cool and refreshing salads! I don’t want to stand in front of a stove for the life of me. Especially during lunch time. I’m all about the salads and sandwiches.

This Avocado Strawberry Spinach Salad is a quick and easy lunch recipe that's perfect for hot summer days!

Spinach salads are some of my favorites. I made this Strawberry Spinach Salad a couple years ago and it’s been one of the most popular salad recipes on my site!

Then there was this Avocado and Citrus Salad that has a delicious lime poppyseed dressing…s0 naturally I combined the two salads and tweaked a few things here and there for the ultimate salad combination!

This Avocado Strawberry Spinach Salad is a quick and easy lunch recipe that's perfect for hot summer days!

This salad is full of pistachios, goat cheese (feta would be awesome too), creamy avocado, juicy strawberries and a tangy lemon poppyseed dressing that just takes a minute to whip up!

All of this on top of a bed of fresh baby spinach.

This whole salad takes just minutes to prepare and is perfect for lunch or even bringing to a summer potluck!

This Avocado Strawberry Spinach Salad is a quick and easy lunch recipe that's perfect for hot summer days!

My favorite are those creamy avocados with the tangy poppyseed dressing… I could dip the avocado slices in the dressing and be happy.

But to avoid awkward stares from my children, I make the full salad.

The things we have to do as parents…

This Avocado Strawberry Spinach Salad is a quick and easy lunch recipe that's perfect for hot summer days!

Sometimes it’s hard adulting.

But when you get to eat salads like this one… well, that’s when it’s all worth it.

This Avocado Strawberry Spinach Salad is a quick and easy lunch recipe that's perfect for hot summer days!

Bring on those sweltering temps!

–Just kidding mother nature, just kidding!

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Avocado Strawberry Spinach Salad

This Avocado Strawberry Spinach Salad is a quick and easy lunch recipe that's perfect for hot summer days!

This cool and refreshing Avocado Strawberry Spinach Salad is the perfect salad for a summer lunch!

 

  • Author: Shawn
  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Total Time: 20 min
  • Yield: serves 4 to 6 1x
  • Category: Side dish
  • Method: no cook
  • Cuisine: American
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Ingredients

For the Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing:

  • 3/4 cup mayo
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp poppy seeds

For the Salad:

  • 10 oz bag of baby spinach leaves
  • 2 large California Avocados, sliced
  • 2 cups sliced strawberries
  • 1 cup shelled pistachio nuts
  • 1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese (or feta cheese)

Instructions

For the Dressing:

  1. Combine all the ingredients for the dressing in a bowl and whisk to combine. Pour into a sealable container and store in fridge for up to 1 week.

For the Salad:

  1. Place the baby spinach leaves in a large salad bowl, top with the sliced avocado, strawberries, pistachios and goat cheese.
  2. Toss gently before serving, drizzle with desired amount of dressing. Enjoy!

Keywords: avocado, strawberry, spinach, salad, poppy seeds, pistachio, feta cheese

About the author

Shawn is the Owner and Creator of I Wash You Dry. She loves to create and share simple, family-friendly recipes with a bit of life sprinkled in. Mom to 4 adorable children and dwells in the desert of Southern Utah.
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Shawn Syphus Hi, I'm Shawn and I'm a busy mom of four; pretending to live on a budget. I love to cook, and explore new recipes, but they have to be quick and easy with as few dishes as possible.

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